Finding Aid for the James V. Mink papers, 1951-1953
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Title: James V. Mink papers
Collection number: 1265
Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.5 linear ft. (1 box)
Abstract: James Vantine Mink III (1923- ) was a University Archivist (1961- ), director of the oral history program (1965-72), and head of the Department of Special Collections (1972- ) at UCLA. The collection consists of correspondence and research materials for a dissertation on the Western Union Telegraph Company expedition to Alaska, 1865-66.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Creator: Mink, James V. (James Vantine), 1923-
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Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.
Gift of James V. Mink, December 1975.
[Identification of item], James V. Mink Papers (Collection 1265). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
James Vantine Mink III was born on June 3, 1923 in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin; attended Occidental College, 1941-43; BA (1946) and MA (1949), UCLA; B.L.S., UC Berkeley (1952); certificate in archival administration, American University, 1953; assistant head, Department of Special Collections (1952-65) University Archivist beginning in 1961, director of oral history program (1965-72), and head of the Department of Special Collections beginning in 1972, UCLA Library; president, Society of California Archivists, 1971-73.
Collection consists of correspondence and research materials for a dissertation on the Western Union Telegraph Company expedition to Alaska, 1865-66.
UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233429
The following oral histories are available through the UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research:
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Mink, James V. (James Vantine), 1923- --Archives.
Western Union Telegraph Expedition (1865-1867).
College librarians--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.
Papers. v.p. 1951-1953